San Antonio-based dessert pop-up Honeysuckle Teatime is coming into Austin this spring and summer. There are two scheduled pop-ups at this time, with more to come later.
The confection company from owner and chef Sara Lauren Hinojosa focuses on tea-infused sweets. This means everything from cutesy cakes, overloaded milkshakes, macarons, cupcakes, to meringues.
Before opening Honeysuckle in San Antonio, Hinojosa worked in New York in the fine dining and art gallery realms. She prefers the pop-up mode because it allows her to experiment and have fun with different themes and ideas (including Game of Thrones and Selena). Honeysuckle also accepts custom and catering orders.
Honeysuckle’s first Austin pop-up will highlight over-the-top lavender-vanilla milkshakes topped with cupcakes, meringues, flowers, and glitter. Also on sale will be miniature cakes. This takes place at shoe shop Toms on 1401 South Congress Avenue on Saturday, May 11 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets are $8, which include a single milkshake.
Then there’s a cupcake-decorating class with drinks and free cocktails. That one takes place on Saturday, June 8 at Broad Studios on 1023 Springdale Road, Suite 6D from 1 to 3 p.m. Tickets are $50, which include a take-home decorating kit.
These are actually some of Honeysuckle’s final Texas pop-ups, because Hinojosa is moving the dessert company to New York in August. She has plans for future pop-ups at Austin locations like speakeasy Midnight Cowboy, jewelry shop Kendra Scott, and clothing store Madewell, though further details aren’t known yet. Next week is Honeysuckle’s final one in San Antonio too.